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Independent Financial Advisors
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Insurance coverage Get coverage through our Errors & Omissions insurance program, specifically tailored for independent brokers, MGAs, and dealers.
Regulatory changes Stay on top of regulatory changes, compliance requirements, and news from the Canadian financial services sector.
Saving money Our members save money on the products and services that support financial services businesses.
Continuing education We provide financial advisors with the Continuing Education credits they need to stay knowledgeable and licensed.

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IFB 2016 Winnipeg Regional Event

Sep 20th 2016
Winnipeg, Manitoba

IFB’s Winnipeg Regional Event offers financial brokers valuable continuing education credits, seminars on the latest

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IFB 2016 Saskatoon Regional Event

Sep 22nd 2016
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Earn continuing education credits, speak with financial services experts, and meet fellow brokers in your area. IFB’s

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IFB 2016 BC Fall Summit

Oct 19th 2016
Vancouver, British Columbia

Strengthen your knowledge of the Canadian financial services sector while meeting industry experts and other advisors like

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IFB 2016 Toronto Fall Summit

Nov 1st to Nov 2nd, 2016
Mississauga, Ontario

Further your understanding of the financial services landscape by hearing from speakers and organizations that know the

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IFB 2016 Alberta Fall Summit

Nov 15th 2016
Calgary, Alberta

IFB brings seasoned professionals and industry expects face-to-face with independent brokers at our Alberta Summit. Brokers

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Latest industry news


19th Sep 2016

IFB Staff

Coming Up Next™

Introducing Coming Up Next™, the new way to think about growth for your practice.  Exclusive to IFB members, Coming Up Next™ allows you to set and work towards your transition goals all in one place, locate advisors interested in achieving similar goals, and start conversations with those advisors on a secure and private platform. We’re really excited to launch this platform, and are now taking registrations for our waiting list.  In order to activate your registration and gain full access to the Coming Up Next™ platform,  all you’ll need to do is subscribe to Coming Up Next™ when you renew your membership for 2017.   Renewals will be open very soon!  In the meantime, we’ve got some really cool giveaways for our early adopters who join the […]

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About IFB

We are a national professional association that has served independent financial advisors across Canada for over 30 years. We believe that independent financial advice is valuable for Canadians, and we communicate that value to federal and provincial regulators on behalf of the licensed advisors we represent in order to help our industry grow and succeed.

We provide our members with regulatory support, advice, education, professional liability insurance and business services to help them run compliant and efficient practices.

I personally want to invite you to become a member of our expanding organization.

Nancy Allan, Executive Director